TeamSTEPPSĀ® Teamwork Training in the Office Practice

Description

This course provides an overview of the evidence-based TeamSTEPPS® concepts, tools, and strategies based on the four areas of 1) leadership, 2) mutual support, 3) situation monitoring, and 4) communication. TeamSTEPPS training provides teachable/learnable skills that improve communication and teamwork among healthcare professionals in both acute care and ambulatory care environments. Based on over 25 years of research in various industries and nationwide implementation in healthcare, use of the teamwork and communication skills from the TeamSTEPPS program can produce highly effective teams that achieve the best possible outcomes for patients.

Course ID #: TDE 210846.0 Issue Date: 02/11/2021 Expiration Date: 02/11/2024

Objectives

After completing this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Educate my colleagues about the impact effective leadership tools, such as briefs, huddles, and debriefs, have on reducing risks to patients.
  • Assess my organization/practice for opportunities to increase situational awareness.
  • Demonstrate through my own actions how to provide mutual support to other caregivers.
  • Implement at least one strategy to enhance the communication among my clinical team.

Disclosure

No individual in a position to control or influence the content of this activity has reported relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. No commercial support was provided for this activity.

Disclaimer

The information and guidelines contained in this activity are generalized and may not apply to all practice situations. We recommend that legal advice be obtained from a qualified attorney for specific application to your practice. The information is intended for educational purposes and should be used as a reference guide only.

Course Developers

Julie Brightwell, BSN, JD, RN, CPHRM, Director, Healthcare System Patient Safety, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
Johanna Lackner, MPH, MSW, Senior Director, Continuing Professional Development, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company

Continuing Education Credit

The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical educational activities for physicians.

The Doctors Company designates this activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ADA CERP

The Doctors Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/CERP.

The Doctors Company designates this activity for one 1.5 continuing education credits.

Complies with State Requirements

Please SEE the Federation of State Medical Boards overview of Continuing Medical Education requirements by State. 

Technical Requirements

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Contact Us

If you have questions, contact educationsupport@thedoctors.com or call 1.800.421.2368.

Resource

Visit our Resource document for this program.